There are 4 ways to get from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

$25 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus, line 4 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Wellgreen Road (St Ninians Road) to Buchanan Bus Station X39
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Cathcart Street 4 / ...

$14 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr 62.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr 62.6 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

You can take a train from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr via Stirling, Wellgreen Road (St Ninians Road), Buchanan Bus Station, and Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Cathcart Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stirling, Scotland and Ayr is 85 km. The road distance is 100 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr is to bus and line 4 bus which costs £10 - £13 and takes 3 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr is to taxi which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £85 - £110.

No, there is no direct bus from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Wellgreen Road (St Ninians Road) and arriving at Ayr, Cathcart Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Stirling, Scotland to Ayr, including transfers.